|Insight: Capitol Chat / The Trial of Juanita / Fix 50 Update / Star Wars Event - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - When Assembly Speaker John Perez leaves his leadership post on Monday, May 12, it will be the end of an era for the California Legislature. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler spoke with Speaker Perez about some of the current issues before the Assembly right now and what he thinks his legacy might be. The Trial Of Juanita - In 1851, Downieville was a thriving, rough and tumble town, with a population of five thousand and a reputation for lawlessness...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; John Perez, Assembly Speaker; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; The Trial Of Juanita; 1851; Downieville; self-defense; murder; Colfax High School; John Deaderick, writer, director, educator; Colfax Performing Arts Center; Jorji Breeler, actors; Hannah Hensley, actor, the narrator, Josefa; Fix 50 Update; May the Fourth be with you; Star Wars nostalgia; sci-fi geeks; Brian Kameoka, event organizer; Andrew Leung, the owner of Toy Fusion
|Insight: Prison Plan: Steinberg / Prison Plan: Perez / Art Hike / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Prison Plan: Steinberg - Governor Jerry Brown and state legislators are pushing a plan to ease prison overcrowding by finding more room in out-of-state facilities rather than releasing inmates early. The federal government is forcing California's hand to reduce prison populations and they refuse to release any more prisoners. But Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg opposes the plan, saying the state needs to focus on a criminal-justice strategy to reduce the state's prison overcrowding...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Prison Plan; Darrell Steinberg, Senate President Pro-Tem; Governor Jerry Brown; plan to ease prison overcrowding; out-of-state facilities; releasing inmates early; reduce prison populations; prison overcrowding; Prison Plan; John Perez, Assembly Speaker; Art Hike; breathtaking natural stage of the Sierra landscape; Trails and Vistas Sierra Art Hikes; Nancy Tieken Lopez, Founder; longtime supporters Deb Kelly and Christina Stoever Young; slow-paced, moderate, two- to three-mike hike featuring 8 to 12 art or performance sites along a two to three mile trail; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters, Classical music host; American Composers
|Insight: Kings Stay in Sacramento / Power Politics in California / The Gingerbread Lady / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Kings Stay in Sacramento - After meeting for hours, NBA owners gave a resounding "no" to the bid to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. But it's still unclear if the team will be sold to the local investor group that's promised to build a new downtown basketball arena. The team's current owners continue to meet with representatives of a Sacramento investment group to hammer out details for a deal...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kings Stay in Sacramento; Sacramento Kings; Seattle; Ben Adler, Reporter; Dallas; Art Thiel, Seattle Sportscaster; Bob Moffitt, Reporter; the Maloofs; Power Politics in California; The Center for Investigative Reporting; plum appointments for Democratic Assemblymembers; Democratic campaigns in 2012; John Perez, Assembly Speaker; 2012 election; juice committees; Lance Williams, Money and politics reporter; The Gingerbread Lady; The New Helvetia Theatre; Neil Simon; Natasha Burr, Director; Jamie Jones, actress; Matt K. Miller, actor; The Odd Couple; Rumors; Brighton Beach Memoirs; Sound Advice: Jazz; Devin Yamanaka, Jazz Host; Kyle Eastwood; Christian McBride; Aaron Diehl; From Rio to Havana; Kyle Eastwood; Fair Hope Theme; Christian McBride; Moonlight in Vermont; Aaron Diehl; No Moon at All; Eldar Djangirov